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Runs in reverse, but no on auto.

It suddenly stopped working on auto to shred paper. The reverse will work, but not the actual shredding. Is the sensor light broken?

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I to am having this issue. So far this is what I have done: Took out the screws that hold the incasement together, on the left side there is a small switch (it is the auto shut off when it is sitting on the paper bin) I checked the gears to ensure all the teeth are in place and not broken or worn out, that was ok. Remember that you can control the shredder because you can and will be holding the switch. OK this you really have to take care because you need to plug the shredder in, turn switch to auto, try a piece of paper, I know not going in.... Now switch to reverse, I know the paper does go through.... Now VERY carefully turn on to the side, put a piece of paper in where the shredding comes out, Wow that works. I have realized that the motor ONLY operates in REVERSE!!!! 1. How do I fix it???? 2. WHY & HOW did this happen?

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Check and see if there is a jam of paper inside the unit or around the sensors

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